Bank of America Merrill Lynch Final
This year the Bank of America Merill Lynch Presentation skills competition began on 11th October with 40 students from each school; Bow School, Mulberry and Swanlea. The students had to compete through heats at their respective schools and gained intensive coaching from professionals.
The final of the competition was held at the King Edward Hall, Bank of America Merrill Lynch on 11th June. Each school had 3 finalists; representing Bow were Ishraq Ahmed, Jan Bantic, Nizam Miah and Mizanur Rahman (reserve.) Despite nerves and a very high standard, the boys prepared extremely well and performed even better, providing the other finalists with some tough competition.
Jan Bantic was awarded 3rd place for his personal confidence and engagement with the audience but, all the boys were winners for the journey they went on and the skills they were able to develop.